[UPSC Interview 2021] – Transcript #94 : Bharat Bhushan Vyas Board, Punjab Home State, Economics Optional

Date of Interview: 11 April 2022 Board: Bharat Bhushan Vyas sir Optional: Economics Home state: Punjab Overall experience- Nothing from hobbies asked, Many factual questions, 80-90% of interview based on economics. Board was cordial. Not much of counter questions. Felt like board wanted to check my knowledge rather than personality. To view all IAS Interview… Continue reading [UPSC Interview 2021] – Transcript #94 : Bharat Bhushan Vyas Board, Punjab Home State, Economics Optional

Ministry of Tourism organises a webinar titled “Punjab- A historic perspective”

News: Ministry of Tourism organises a webinar titled “Punjab- A historic perspective” under Dekho Apna Desh Webinar Series. Facts: Punjab: It is called ‘the land of Five Waters’ referring to the rivers Jhelum, Chenab, Ravi, Sutlej, and Beas. Who controlled it? Much of the frontier was occupied by Maharaja Ranjit Singh also known as Sher-e-Punjab… Continue reading Ministry of Tourism organises a webinar titled “Punjab- A historic perspective”

Punjab farmers find a better way to grow paddy

News: Punjab Farmers are using direct seeding of rice (DSR) technique to grow paddy instead of traditional ‘transplanting’ practice due to labour shortage following an exodus of migrant labourers amid the COVID-19 pandemic. What is the DSR method of rice cultivation? Direct Seeding of Rice (DSR): It refers to the process of establishing a rice… Continue reading Punjab farmers find a better way to grow paddy

Virasat-e-Khalsa museum in Punjab sets record in footfall

The Virasat-e-Khalsa museum is set to find a place in Asia Book of Records for becoming the most visited museum in the Asian subcontinent on a single day. The museum had witnessed a record footfall of 20,569 visitors on a single day. The Limca Book of Records and India Book of Records had also listed… Continue reading Virasat-e-Khalsa museum in Punjab sets record in footfall